Helaas, deze vacature is niet actief.

Corporate Venture Builder- for a startup focusing on SaaS (Software as a Service) in Amsterdam


Are you passionate about driving innovative projects to a success and really making an impact for our clients? Do you feel that you can take up on any task coming your way, lead it as if it is your own company and yet bringing all the necessary people along the way with you?

We are looking for the next Corporate Venture Builder who will be able to commercialize and grow a SaaS business within ING or even potentially spin out.

Your work environment

You will join the ING Labs Amsterdam team within ING Neo (Innovation Office), an international and highly dynamic environment. Within the Labs we work with ING’s innovation methodology PACE, based on LEAN Start Up, Design Thinking and Agile.

Every start-up/initiative is going through an internal stage gate process where the team has to pitch and demonstrate with proven data the feasibility and value added for ING. We are embracing as much teams that are able to validate or invalidate their findings as part of the innovation journey.

The Initiative- Intellichain

Intellichain combines News and other data points in order to predict the third party risk for procurement departments. Intellichain has the vision to build its own unique capability, predictive warnings which, as the product matures, could become an independent product, delivered as a service to multiple use cases internal and external. We are now focusing on proving the product-market fit of Intellichain - It is an exciting time to join the team!

Your role

The ambition is defined but the road to get there gives you freedom to explore. A large freedom to think and act is given about how to achieve the end results and determine how and when results are to be achieved. It is up to you to decide what will be successful whilst keeping ING policies & procedures in mind.

This role combines people management responsibility (building a team) as well as delivering towards our data driven strategy ambitions.

As a Corporate Venture Builder, you will be asked to build and run a team as well as a business. You will be responsible to drive your team and results towards the next stage gate scheduled end of September 2021. Within the next 6 months, your main focus will be on:

  • building a commercial pipeline and start demonstrating the product-market fit
  • proving its commercial viability by closing multiple deals
  • managing various senior stakeholders, ensuring internal corporate alignment

Your responsibilities

  • Managing a business and deliver on the growth plan, funded by ING’s Innovation Fund
  • Further develop, prove product market fit for the SaaS initiative and if successful a scaling plan – included but not limited to: strategic storyline, have a full overview of the market size opportunity, key metrics towards success, business model and business case and growth/operational plan
  • Using insights to keep developing the vision and technical development of the product until it is live
  • Developing strong commercial partnerships that can help accelerate your growth
  • Establish your first paying customers and customer growth plan (distribution channels, cost of acquisition, etc.)
  • Communicating, persuading and convincing stakeholders including external and internal parties
  • Deciding, making decisions and driving results within your own business
  • Build a strong connection with ING Bank core business (WB FO, Procurement, etc.) to ensure we support and deliver impact towards INGs objectives

Your profile 

  • You have built a SaaS business before and know the challenges ahead and how to address them
  • You are passionate about entrepreneurship, craftmanship and prototyping
  • You have strong commercial experience and are able to close deals
  • You are a real team player and adopted the agile way of working You grasp the vision of this initiative and can lead this innovation project from market opportunity to a live product that can grow fast
  • You are a natural leader and motivate your team through “WIN OR LEARN”
  • You can deal with ambiguity, like to challenge the status quo, pivot ideas based on data driven outcomes
  • You are willing to deal with uncertainty and strive on it
  • You go where the road takes you – within ING or outside –there where the project is more successful

What we offer 

  • We offer a 1 year assignment or STA based on 36-40h/week
  • Open, informal, fun working environment @ING Labs Amsterdam 
  • Work in a cross-functional Agile team 
  • Fantastic colleagues with start-up mindset and collaborative attitude

Interested or want to learn more?

Click on Apply for this job and attach a CV and motivation letter

We expect all candidates to live by the ING Orange code and are willing to take the Bankers Oath (see:

Extra informatie

Fulltime (ervaren)

Amsterdam | ICT / IT / Programmeur | Fulltime (ervaren)

Schrijf je nu in!

Wil jij op de hoogte gehouden worden van nieuwe interessante vacatures en altijd binnen 1 muisklik kunnen solliciteren? Schrijf je in als werkzoekende!


We heten wel YoungCapital, maar iedereen is even welkom. Ook als je al wat meer ervaring hebt. Meer weten? Check onze FAQ.